Parmentiera cereifera : Candle Tree : 151210-AK

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Aarti S. Khale

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Dec 15, 2010, 12:56:43 AM12/15/10
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Dear friends,
Wanted to share this picture of Candle tree taken at Royal Botanic
Gardens,Peradeniya at Kandy,Sri Lanka in November,2010.
Aarti
P1110048-Candle tree.JPG

mani nair

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Dec 15, 2010, 1:02:22 AM12/15/10
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Beautiful tree.
Thanks for sharing.
Regards,
Mani.

tanay bose

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Dec 15, 2010, 9:05:35 AM12/15/10
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Nice catch Aunty ji
Tanay
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Pankaj Kumar

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Dec 15, 2010, 11:51:24 AM12/15/10
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Nice pic. I imagine if it really bears wax or its just because of the
candle like fruit.
Cere means wax.
Pankajs

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